Michael Koubi

Michaël Koubi

Baker & McKenzie A.A.R.P.I.


Michaël Koubi joined Baker McKenzie in 2023 as an associate. Michaël practices in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Baker McKenzie in Paris.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Michaël was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges serving in its Private Equity / M&A practice in Paris.

Practice Focus

Michaël focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, with particular emphasis on leveraged buyouts, private acquisitions and divestitures, both domestic and cross-border.

Michaël regularly represents private equity funds as well as clients in the healthcare, TMT and energy industries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille on the acquisition of Cleeven from Vespa Capital (Engineering)*
  • 3i Group on the sale of Havea to BC Partners (Healthcare and cosmetics products)*
  • HLD on the acquisition of Photonis (Technology/Defense)*
  • The founders and shareholders on the sale of the Inovie Group to Ardian (Medical diagnostics)*
  • Providence Strategic Growth on the acquisition of Stampyt (Software)*
  • Providence Strategic Growth on the acquisition of the TMS Group (Software)*
  • Ceva Santé Animale on its 5th management buyout (Healthcare)*
  • Groupe Casino on the sale of Floa Bank to BNP Paribas (Banking)*
  • EDF/Dalkia on the sale of Dalkia Wastenergy (ex-Tiru) to Paprec (Recycling)*
  • iCON Infrastructure on the acquisition from DP World of a minority shareholding in Générale de Manutention Portuaire (operation of Le Havre port terminals) (Infrastructure)*
  • Montefiore on the corporate reorganization for the issuance of Isabel Marant €200m high yield bond*

* Matters handled prior to joining Baker McKenzie


  • New York~United States
  • Paris~France


  • Columbia Law School (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) (2018)
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Masters’ degree in Business and Tax Law) (2015)


  • English
  • French